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[software]Tommy's Trifles - Tommy's Toys
Rock-Paper-Scissors 23 Matches 4 In a Row. Silly kid games hopped up for ages 8-adult. Works with any IBM PC or clone any monitor no mouse or joystick needed. Programmed by aliens from outer space!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 11
[software]Puzzle Fun-Pak - Apogee Software
"Puzzle Fun-Pak is a compilation of four games, including: Block Five, Asteroids Rescue, Phrase Master, and Maze Machine. Originally sold by Apogee Software for $10, this compilation is comprised of games submitted to Apogee Software by outside authors. Trivia Note: Puzzle Fun-Pak is one of the few games Apogee Software only sold directly. It was never released in a shareware format. Block Five Block Five is a simple game to learn, yet is quite difficult to master...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 34
[software]Tommy's Wheel of Misfortune - Tommy's Toys
"The wheel of fate can be cruel, very cruel. On the other hand, blind luck has a silly streak down its back. Oh, but for the grace of Vanna there go I. Does skill beat luck? Then spin Tommy's heel of Misfortune to find out. The wheel of Misfortune consists of 24 slots, each of which contains a money value or a special slot. The special slots are: 1. Free spin -- You get an extra turn. 2. Lost a turn -- You lose your turn, but can use a free spin if you have one...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 20
[software]Wizzard

Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Simulation games
Downloads: 40
[software]OnTarget - RAD Software
A two player artillery game. When I look at it I see a Scorched Earth clone. However, OnTarget came out 4 years ahead of Scorched Earth so it's probably the other way around. The game has a simple 2D map, and you take turns filing a single missile at each other. You can change the velocity, range, and angle of the shell.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 25
[software]Modem Battleship
"Modem Battleship was a program I originally received through the AQ Bulletin Board that was supposed to run on the Commodore 64 computer. Well I tried it, and it didn't work for me, so I went into it and rewrote much of the code. Now there is a new version of that Modem Battleship available for the Commodore 64 that has many improvements made to it. An IBM version of Modem Battleship seemed like another interesting project to work on...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 27
[software]Tommy's Tyrants - Tommy's Toys
A wargame for your PC played on a map of 16000 cells! Auto save/restore so it can be played via e-mail. Works with any IBM PC or clone any monitor no mouse or joystick needed. Programmed by aliens from outer space!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 16
[software]Tommy's Gorilla Ball Train - Tommy's Toys
Steer the cute little train so as to avoid all the obstacles. Toot toot! Works with any IBM PC or clone any monitor no mouse or joystick needed. Programmed by aliens from outer space!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 20
[software]Yatzy - RAM-SOFT
A simple game of Yahtzee. Includes it's own screen saver.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 36
[software]Tommy's Space Tycoons - Tommy's Toys
Buy and sell your solar system! Stock market type game. Works with any IBM PC or clone any monitor no mouse or joystick needed. Programmed by aliens from outer space!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Strategy games
Downloads: 26
[software]BridgePal - PC-SIG
Welcome to BridgePal, the computer version of the card game of bridge. Here's your chance to learn, practice, or just enjoy the game of bridge without needing three other players. BridgePal is played just like bridge, except the computer shuffles and deals the cards, bids and plays three hands, and does the scoring. You will bid and play the South hand. If your team gets the bid, then you play both the North and South hands.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 33
[software]Tommy's Tuxedo - Tommy's Toys
Put on your tux and play Baccarat Chemin de Fer Rouge et Noir Faro Keno and Acey-Ducey! Walk out with all your money! Works with any IBM PC or clone any monitor no mouse or joystick needed. Programmed by aliens from outer space!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 19
[software]Tommy's Crosswords - Tommy's Toys
A cool crossword puzzle machine! Unique neat rotating clue buffers. Comes with 50 weird fun alien puzzles or make your own. Works with any IBM PC or clone any monitor no mouse or joystick needed. Programmed by aliens from outer space!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 18
[software]Tommy's Pegs - Tommy's Toys
The olde English game Bulls & Cows a.k.a. MASTERMIND! Works with any IBM PC or clone any monitor no mouse or joystick needed. Programmed by aliens from outer space!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 17
[software]Tommy's Tricks - Tommy's Toys
"THIS PROGRAM PLAYS THE EARTHLING CARD GAME CONTRACT BRIDGE. THE PLAY IS AT A TECHNICALLY CLEAN BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE LEVEL USING THE CHARLES GOREN SYSTEM OF BIDDING, WITH MANY COOL FEATURES FOR EASE OF USE. CONTRACT BRIDGE IS SO INTRICATE THAT MANY EARTHLINGS GET SUCKED-UP INTO IT FOR LIFE. GO FIGURE, WE ALIENS FROM OUTER SPACE RESIST THE EARTHLING POWERS, IT'S JUST ANOTHER GAME, SORRY BUT WE'VE BEEN THERE, DONE THAT (HA HA)...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 18
[software]Tommy's Trivia - Tommy's Toys
What color are Mister Rogers' sneakers? The best trivia game ever made! Comes with over 2000 trivia questions! 8 ways to play! Works with any IBM PC or clone any monitor no mouse or joystick needed. Programmed by aliens from outer space!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 20
[software]Callisto - Russell Wallace
Callisto was written by Russell Wallace in 1987, inspired by a game called Ganymede back on the 3.5K Vic-20 but obviously is a huge improvement on that game (well, I think so anyway!). In the game you are in charge of a mining base on Jupiter's moon Callisto. The moon itself contains nothing more valuable than ice and dirt, but valuable minerals can be obtained from the atmosphere of Jupiter itself by robot mining stations (human workers could not survive the conditions there)...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Simulation games
Downloads: 41
[software]The Dragonriders of Pern - Everlasting Software
RUKBAT, IN THE Saggitarian Sector, was a golden G-type star. It had five planets, two asteroid belts, and a stray planet it had attracted and held in recent millennia. When men first settled on Rukbat's third world and called it Pern, they had taken little notice of the strange planet swinging around its adopted primary in a wildly erratic orbit. For two centuries, the colonists gave the bright Red Star little thought...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 67
[software]The Elf's Christmas Adventure

Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 27
[software]Starship: Invasion - Thinking Machine Associates
STARSHIP: Invasion is a real-time simulation of starship combat at the beginnings of the Joharian Wars. As commander of the H.I.M.S. Stinger, a fully-configured Excalibur class starship, you must intercept an invasion fleet and delay it as long as possible so that the rest of the Imperial fleet may have time to prepare against it. At the same time, you must protect the six starbases in the quadrant which will serve as your re-fueling and repair stations.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Strategy games
Downloads: 52
[software]NetHack
NetHack is a display oriented Dungeons & Dragons - like game. The standard tty display and command structure resemble rogue. Other, more graphical display options exist if you are using either a PC, or an X11 interface. To win the game (as opposed to merely playing to beat other people's high scores) you must locate the Amulet of Yendor which is somewhere below the 20th level of the dungeon and get it out...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Role playing games
Downloads: 45
[software]Trust and Betrayal: The Legacy of Siboot
"Journey into a realm of trust, betrayal, and psychological gamesmanship. Chris Crawford, creator of the award-winning Balance of Power, brings a radical new approach to computer games. For the first time ever, interact with characters so fully-rounded they display drives, ambitions, and emotions in their round-robin of political maneuvering to achieve mastery of the world of Kira. Also for the first time, interact with a program that requires neither strategy nor reflexes, but instead calls on ...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Simulation games
Downloads: 51
[software]Burger Blaster
"""Burger Blaster"" is a fast-paced arcade-style game with a surrealistic twist. Hamburger parts are flying through the air, and you must shoot them down in the correct order to make complete hamburgers and score points. Source code is included in the archive for this game (BURGER.PAS)"
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 36
[software]Nejilian Flux - A-J Games
HOT!! Side/overhead view shooter by A-J Games w/Sound Blaster sound effects you won't believe! VGA/SVGA. The ship Nejilian Flux has been destroyed, but its crew have been picked up by an alien `scooter'. Find your way back to Earth.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 35
[software]Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards Demo - Sierra On-Line
"LOOKING FOR A GOOD TIME? MEET LARRY. He's just turned 40 and he's still single. If you can get past the glow of his Grecian formula you can see his hairline beginning to make a hasty retreat from his forehead. Larry's leisure suit is of the highest quality (!00% man-made material, permanent press, too!). He wears at least 11 gold chains, and his freshly-capped teeth could blind you in a bright light...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 292
[software]Sierra AGI Demo Pack 2 - Sierra On-Line
This demo includes the following games: Sierra's Helicopter Simulator, Space Quest II, Thexder, Police Quest, Leisure Suit Larry, Space Quest, King's Quest III, Mixed-up Mother Goose, and King's Quest II.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 48
[software]Arasan
"Arasan is a chess-playing program for Microsoft Windows, Windows 95 and Microsoft Windows NT. "
Keywords: Windows games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 26
[software]1998 Amerika - Pasadena Software
"This computer game is a clone of the Parker Brothers board game Risk, but played on a map of the United States. The rules of this game and rules of the board game are very similiar (but not identical). When you win a battle, you gain propaganda cards which can be traded for armies. In the beginning of the game, you can set the maximum number of armies to any number between 10 and 99. You can also opt for reinforcements...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 152
[software]Sub Battle Simulator Demo - Digital Illusions
This is your chance to embark on what is unquestionable the most detailed, realistic, all-encompassing war simulation ever created. As Commanding Officer, you'll direct one of six U.S. navy subs of German Kriegsmarine U-boats, during any year from 1939 to 1945 in either ocean. You'll be ordered to perform one of 60 different missions, each one based on actual historical scenarios, ranging from seek and destroy to rendezvous and lifeguarding...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Simulation games
Downloads: 147
[software]VGAWHEEL - Russell R. Mueller
For those not familiar with the game, this is essentially the same as that old school time favorite, HANGMAN. The goal of the game is to guess a phrase which is depicted by blanks for each character in the phrase. The phrase description is presented under the puzzle for a hint. The contestant of PLAYER must 1) spin the wheel to guess a consonant, 2) Buy a vowel for $250, or 3) Guess the puzzle. When you spin the wheel and correctly identify a consonant in the puzzle, your score is increased by t...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 38
[software]Adventure
"Somewhere nearby is colossal cave, where others have found fortunes in treasure and gold, though it is rumoured that some who enter are never seen again. Magic is said to work in the cave. This program will be your eyes and hands. This program was originally developed by Willie Crowther at Stanford University Artificial Intelligence Lab, and derives from the roll playing game ""Dungeons and Dragons""...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 141
[software]The Haunted Mission Adventure - Agency Automation
"Welcome once again to the wonderful world of adventure, where knowledge, creativity, and common sense lead you through castles, ghost towns, haunted ships, and dozens of other exciting atmospheres. While on his way to Blair's big Halloween bash, the world famous Pumpkin Man, loved by children and adults alike, was shanghaied by the evil Lady Windsloe. Your mission is to search the neighborhood where Pumpkin man is believed to be held, rescue him from the clutches of Lady Windsloe and her denize...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 38
[software]Sierra AGI Demo Pack 3 - Sierra On-Line
This demo includes the following games: Sierra's Helicopter Simulator, Space Quest II, Police Quest, King's Quest III, Mixed-up Mother Goose, and Leisure Suit Larry.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 43
[software]The Oakflat Nuclear Power Plant Simulator - Gamtech, Gamble Technologies
GAMTECH Simulates a pressurized water, nuclear fission power plant. User controls all major plant operations to generate safe and cost effective electrical power. The simulator will create random events such as fires, equipment failures, earthquakes, and even terrorist attacks.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Simulation games
Downloads: 632
[software]U N O
"This program is a two player adaptation of the card game ""UNO"". In it, you play against the computer. It is assumed that you are familiar with the game itself. This document explains the operation of the program and the quirks of the program. The program is non-graphic, and should work on a Mono or CGA adapter. It might work on an EGA system as well, but I have no way of testing that. If run on a color system, the cards displayed are displayed in appropriate colors to make the game much easie...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 30
[software]Adventure Fun-Pak - Apogee Software
"Adventure Fun-Pak is a compilation of four games, including: Rogue Runner, Night Bomber, Raiders of the Forbidden Mine, and The Thing. Originally sold by Apogee Software for $10, this compilation is comprised of games submitted to Apogee Software by outside authors. Trivia Note: Adventure Fun-Pak is one of the few games Apogee Software only sold directly. It was never released in a shareware format...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 75
[software]Egawheel - Russel R. Mueller
EGAWHEEL is a shareware "Wheel of Fortune"/hangman type word gamefor IBM compatible computers requiring EGA. The gamefeatures: a colorful spinning wheel, 1-3 players, 5 rounds of play, 1000puzzles, mouse control, a sound on/off toggle option, automatic win afterall the letters have been bought and guessed, a high score table for thetop ten WHEELERS, and an editor to add/delete/modify puzzles. Registeredusers receive over 12,000 puzzles...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 22
[software]Galactic Empires
"The object of this game is to try to control the most planets (star systems) within a specified period of time (from 10 to 100 years). To achieve this, each player is given a ""home"" planet, with an initial number of ships, that produces 10 ships a year. All the other planets are owned by the computer and have randomly set producing capabilities from 0 to 20 ships per year. One year consists of each player sending out however many ships s/he chooses (no more than the number of ships on that pl...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Strategy games
Downloads: 65
[software]Enchanted Castle - Michael R. Wilk
Your adventure begins at midnight in the center of a medieval castle.  You have no possessions and you know nothing about the castle itself.  The goal of this game is to escape from the castle.  But beware!  The Enchanted Castle is full of traps and dangers!  Escape will require observation, persistence, and wits.Although your primary task is to escape, to complete the game you must accomplish three other goals as well: you must bring out the priceless Star Diamond, you must find a lovely p...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 61
[software]Advanced Xoru - Castle Technologies
"Welcome to the splendors of Xoru.... A distant land where your inventiveness and skill are the ""tools of the trade"" for unravelling devious, mysterious puzzles, guarded by ugly and ferocious beasts. Only by the grace of Fortune and your own ingenuity, by exposing secrets that hold the land hostage, would your life be spared; even in a style befitting none but the greatest of kings! Play of the game usually requires a bit of exploration in the beginning, to gain familiarity with the new, bizar...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Role playing games
Downloads: 37
[software]Clone Invader - Gary Quiring
Clone Invader is an arcade style game that requires either a CGA, EGA, or VGA graphics adapter. One of the more difficult parts of writing this game was to find a real SPACE INVADERS machine. Almost all of the arcade rooms in New Jersey don't have one anymore. Luckily, I was able to find one on the Long Branch boardwalk.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 55
[software]Castles & Kings
The object of CASTLES & KINGS is to become the sole Ruler of the Realm. This is done by eliminating other contending Warlords and uniting the Kingdom under one Rule. This is not an easy task, as it requires players to use strategy, deception, and constant back stabbing to reach their goal. Sounds like fun eh?
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Strategy games
Downloads: 38
[software]The Golden Wombat of Destiny - Huw Collingbourne
This is one of the better text adventure games we have seen. The program is able to handle full sentence commands, much in the same way the programs from Infocom. Even though the proghram is a test adventure, it does require a color-graphics adapter. This is due to the ability it has to change the color of the screens and the text to fit the wishes of the user. The quest covered in the game is to discover the Forbidden City of the Great Lost Empire and unearth the mysteries it contains...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 58
[software]Arcade Volleyball
Arcade Volleyball is a two player game. Just like normal volleyball, the game ends when either player reaches 15 points.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Sports games
Downloads: 43
[software]Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021 - Thinking Machine Associates
"Welcome to Anacreon! This is a highly detailed and challenging game in which you have complete control of an entire galactic empire. This is much more than a simple war game; players may arrange interstellar trade routes, make treaties with other empires, control the production of planets, and race against the enemy to create new technologies and more destructive weapons. This is a game of power and control, conquest and rebellion, all set in a Machiavellian milieu in which it is better to be f...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Strategy games
Downloads: 43
[software]X-Monopoly
An adult board game which requires at least two couples. While Monopoly is in the title - beyond the basic layout of the board there is no relation to the popular game.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 1
[software]Worm Burner - Andrew Walsh
You are the leader of a squadron of upper atmospheric defenders helping protect Earth in the 23rd century.The principal threat to the Earth's safety is a race of enormous mutant space worms that invaded the solar system during the latter half of the last century.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
[software]Yaht - MicroLink
Yaht is a traditional dice game, popularized by the Milton Bradley company as Yahtzee. Since the Yahtzee version of Yaht is the one which most people know, this computerized version follows the Yahtzee rules.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
[software]The Ford Simulator - Beck-Tech
The Ford Simulator is an advertisement program/game for Ford vehicles. It allows you to drive any of their 1987 vehicles, and choose what features you would like on them to determine what your monthly payment would be. You can also submit a form (by printing one out) to request additional information on each car.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Simulation games
Downloads: 89
[software]Lawn Mower
"Welcome to my house(s). I have about 6.5 acres of lawn that I need to have cut. The lawn mower is in the shed out back. I am having a party tonight, so I need the lawn cut as fast as possible. I won't tolerate my lawn being destroyed by you. Everytime you hit something I'm going to increase the amount of time it takes you to cut my lawn. If you do hit some things, look in the shed and you will find new blades for the mower (Every 10 hits you need a new one)...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 114
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